January 2020

Bluebelle pilot randomised controlled trial of three wound dressing strategies to reduce surgical site infection in primary surgical wounds

Surgical site infection (SSI) affects up to 25% of primary surgical wounds. Dressing strategies may influence SSI risk.  This paper reports how the Bluebelle study assessed the feasibility of a multicentre randomised controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different dressing strategies to reduce SSI in primary surgical wounds..

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